Shereena Qazi

Shereena Qazi

Shereena is an online journalist with Al Jazeera English. She covers stories in Afghanistan and Pakistan and reports on war, conflict, militancy, politics and human rights.

War & Conflict

Taliban, Afghan opposition hold Moscow talks without government

Taliban and Afghan opposition including former president Hamid Karzai discussed a new constitution and women's rights.

Taliban, Afghan opposition hold Moscow talks without government

War & Conflict

US-Taliban talks stir hope for peace, fears for women's rights

While Afghans are encouraged by talk of the war ending, they fear any deal with the Taliban could limit women's rights.

US-Taliban talks stir hope for peace, fears for women's rights

India

Indians, Afghans react to Trump’s ‘Afghan library’ dig at PM Modi

US leader's bid to undermine India's aid to Afghanistan annoys politicians and citizens in both South Asian nations.

Indians, Afghans react to Trump’s ‘Afghan library’ dig at PM Modi

Pakistan

Major Langlands, Pakistan's favourite headteacher, dies at 101

Geoffrey Langlands, a British major who witnessed India's partition, became one of Pakistan's most respected teachers.

Major Langlands, Pakistan's favourite headteacher, dies at 101

Asia

Afghan president announces team to hold peace talks with Taliban

Ashraf Ghani's peace offer comes as US has begun to engage Taliban in talks to end 17-year-old war.

Afghan president announces team to hold peace talks with Taliban

Afghanistan

EU signs assistance package for Afghanistan worth $535m in Geneva

Aid will support public sector reform, healthcare, elections as well as migration and displacement challenges.

EU signs assistance package for Afghanistan worth $535m in Geneva

Afghanistan

Kabul to seek support for Afghan-led peace plan in Geneva talks

A two-day international conference in the Swiss city comes at a time when US is seeking a peace deal with the Taliban.

Kabul to seek support for Afghan-led peace plan in Geneva talks

Afghanistan

Afghan peace conference: India shares table with Taliban

India, among other regional nations, is part of the Russia-hosted peace talks in Moscow to end the war in Afghanistan.

Afghan peace conference: India shares table with Taliban

Afghanistan

Understanding Afghanistan's elections 2018

Afghanistan headed to the polls on October 20 to vote for its third parliament since adopting the 2004 constitution.

Understanding Afghanistan's elections 2018

Asia

Afghanistan's elections: All you need to know

Parliamentary polls, the third since the Taliban's fall in 2001, seen as test-run ahead of presidential vote next year.

Afghanistan's elections: All you need to know

Afghanistan

Profile: Who was Afghanistan's General Abdul Raziq?

Kandahar police chief known for being a powerful commander and feared enemy of the Taliban was killed on Thursday.

Profile: Who was Afghanistan's General Abdul Raziq?

Afghanistan

Their relatives were killed. Now they're running for parliament

An Afghan Sikh, a female engineer and a 54-year-old from Nangarhar have seen violence and now campaign for security.

Their relatives were killed. Now they're running for parliament